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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., is pictured Tuesday on Capitol Hill prior to President Obama's State of the Union address. AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Bachmann responds to Obama with 'cut the govt'

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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, in a way, agreed Tuesday night with President Obama.

While Obama used his State of the Union speech to call for a five-year federal spending freeze, other than in military programs, the Minnesota congresswoman used a nationally televised response to Obama to ask federal officials to slow down spending.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.